How to make an easel drawer card

Make an easel card and gift box, all in one go, with this simple drawer card step-by-step guide from Debbie Simpson! This great design is perfect for delivering jewellery and small gifts in style – perfect for birthdays, Mother’s Day and more! You could even hide some chocolate treats inside the drawer for Easter or Christmas!… Continue reading

Free floral digital papers from Papercraft Inspirations 175

Flowers are great for all sorts of occasions, from spring greetings, birthdays, thank yous and hellos to Mother’s Day cards, Valentine’s cards and more. Download our free floral digital papers for your papercraft projects today! Designed by Jenny Ellory for Papercraft Inspirations 175, these gorgeous flower-bud digital papers and toppers create a breath of fresh air,… Continue reading

Best bird card ideas using our free downloads

Make your own handmade bird cards using these fantastic ideas and free downloads – they’re perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day and much more! From tropical flamingos and wise owls to graceful swans and sweet songbirds, cards featuring our fabulous feathery friends are super-cute and hugely on trend. Download our free printables and handy card-making templates, to get… Continue reading

Free afternoon tea papers from Papercraft Inspirations 168

Delicate china teacups perched daintily on little saucers, vintage-style teapots and a touch of florals here and there, these free afternoon tea papers by Jenny Ellory embody the elegance and decadence of this delightful pastime! The wonderful feminine designs from Papercraft Inspirations 168 are perfect for ladies who lunch, or those who enjoy the simple… Continue reading

Mother’s Day ideas for homemade cards and gifts

What could be nicer than a homemade card to show your mum how much she means to you? Whether or not you’re new to card making, we’ve got lots of Mother’s Day ideas for cards and gifts that you can make. From gorgeous flower cards, cute animal cards, and impressive box cards, to some fantastic colourful papers, make your… Continue reading

Free manor house Mother’s Day printables from Papercraft Inspirations 162

Mother's Day free printables downloads

Make these sophisticated cards, using our free Mother’s Day printables, complete with cute cats and dogs as well as a colourful peacock or two, all set amid the peaceful gardens and grounds of grand manor houses. Perfect for feminine Mother’s Day cards, to make your mum feel extra-special! Love these designs? Take a look at more… Continue reading

Free printable Russian doll papers from Papercraft Inspirations 162

These beautifully contemporary cards are so easy to make with the vibrant Russian doll papers Jenny Ellory has designed. They’re bright and colourful and are the perfect way to celebrate any happy occasion – birthdays, Mother’s Day, new homes, even new babies and christenings! With spring on its way, they’ll inspire you to get crafting… Continue reading

Free Mother’s Day floral printables from issue 149

Mother's Day floral card

These free Mother’s Day floral printables look good enough to pop into a vase and make stunning cards for mums. These floral printables painted by Esther Curtis are all you need to create beautiful cards and you can use them at any size you choose. The lovely spring colours and sweet watercolour style make these… Continue reading

Mother’s Day free printable papers from issue 149

Mother's Day cards

Who deserves a spot of pampering more than our lovely mums? At this time of year, we like to pull out all the stops to make really beautiful cards for the wonderful ladies in our lives. We’re looking forward to seeing what you do with our Mother’s Day free printable papers from issue 149 –… Continue reading

Free Mother’s Day papers from Papercraft Inspirations 123

We all like to spoil mum when we can, and what better time to do so than on Mother’s Day? To give you a head start, issue 123 of Papercraft Inspirations includes Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Mother’s Day patterned papers, available to download here for free, too! A card made with these pretty papers is going… Continue reading

Send a special gift for Mother’s Day

You can buy your mum flowers and treat her to chocolates but we’ve got an extra-special gift idea for mums. Buy your mum a magazine subscription and she’ll have something special to look forward to every month! With fantastic features packed with papercraft ideas, top tips and inspiration, there’s plenty to keep keen crafters busy in… Continue reading

How to make a 3D flower card

This pretty flower card is perfect for birthdays. Scroll down for your step-by-step guide and free templates! Take a look at more fantastic flower card ideas, too! Click here to download your flower card template as a PDF You will need: Assorted patterned papers Turquoise, green & purple card Acetate Seed beads 1in circle punch… Continue reading